America's 51st state: 'It's a state of mind mostly'

«Previous
3 of 10 Photos
Next »
Read the story
State Of Jefferson secession movement in Oregon and California
«
  • State Of Jefferson secession movement in Oregon and California
  • State of Jefferson
  • State Of Jefferson secession movement in Oregon and California
  • State Of Jefferson secession movement in Oregon and California
  • State of Jefferson secession movement
  • State of Jefferson secession movement
  • State of Jefferson secession movement
»
State Of Jefferson secession movement in Oregon and California
Professor Peter Laufer at the University of Oregon just released a book on the subject, "The Elusive State of Jefferson."

Laufer said the 51st state will always be a pipe dream - but one some genuinely believe in.

"There are plenty of people I've talked with throughout the region both in Oregon and California who insist it's not just a possibility, it's going to happen," Laufer said. "It's only a matter of time."

Chris Wright visits the State of Jefferson #LiveOnKVAL at 6 p.m. Tuesday, November 26.